Tag: hong kong

My Love-Hate Relationship with Hong Kong

Without realizing it, I’ve lived in Hong Kong for more than two years. I’ve had a constant love-hate relationship with Hong Kong even before I arrived from Toronto in 2014. As a young child, I visited the city where my parents once lived and another time as an adult,...

Struggles of Ethnic Chinese Expats in Hong Kong

With the mass migration of Hong Kong families to Western countries amid fears over the Communist takeover of the territory in 1997, it is no wonder there are a number of second-generation returnees in the city today. The trend has picked up momentum since 2015 after the government rolled...

Learning to Let Go

After a whole year of full time work and part-time school, I was at the edge of burnout. I knew that Hong Kong lifestyle of being busy all the time was too much for me, and I had to give it up. This is coming from someone who never...

Important Lessons I Learned in 2016

At the end of the year, I like to reflect on what I had learned in the past year. In 2016, for the first half of the year, it was particularly difficult for me as I suffered from a work burnout. I took a break, went home, did a...